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February 1, 2012 | Video

Josh Fox Arrested While Filming Congressional Hearing on Fracking (version 1)

Josh Fox, director of Gasland, being arrested at meeting of the panel of the House Science Committee. Members of the committee objected to Fox filming a hearing on a natural-gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." They also objected to the presence of an ABC News crew. Fox did not have the proper press credentials and the ABC News crew had not given adequate notice that they would be filming, according to committee staff.

This video is provided courtesy of a Democratic staffer.

February 1, 2012 | Video

Josh Fox Arrested While Filming Congressional Hearing on Fracking (version 2)

Josh Fox, director of Gasland, being arrested at meeting of the panel of the House Science Committee. Members of the committee objected to Fox filming a hearing on a natural-gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." They also objected to the presence of an ABC News crew. Fox did not have the proper press credentials and the ABC News crew had not given adequate notice that they would be filming, according to committee staff.

June 14, 2011 | Case

Preventing Another Oil Spill Disaster In The Gulf Of Mexico

While fallout continues from BP’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government is prepared to let another oil giant into deepwaters with an inadequate safety plan. Earthjustice is suing to stop the dangerous drilling from going forward.

April 22, 2011 | Article

Fighting Fracking: A Love Story

The Slotterback's journey began with a day hike on their favorite trail, and now, as Jim told me, "We're prepared to spend the rest of our lives working on this issue."

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